Faith Matters

Is abortion really only a matter of individual choice?

Populations get smaller and older as a consequence of liberal abortion policies - another reason that abortion is not just a matter of individual choice, says Dr Esmond Birnie

The Both Lives Matter campaign has argued that 100,000 people are alive today who would not have been if Northern Ireland abortion rates had followed the pattern set by Britain since 1967; if abortion policy is liberalised, it is likely that Northern Ireland's population will be substantially lower
THE mid-19th century saw the emergence of the idea that individuals should be left free to choose their own actions subject only to the condition that their choices imposed no harm on the rest of soci[...]

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